Masaki Kito

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Masaki Kito
Native name 紀藤 正樹
Born (1960-11-21) November 21, 1960 (age 53)
Ube, Yamaguchi
Nationality Japanese
Alma mater Osaka University
Occupation Lawyer, TV commentator
Organization Link Law Office Kito and Partners
Website
homepage1.nifty.com/kito

Masaki Kito (紀藤 正樹 Kitō Masaki?, born November 21, 1960) is a Japanese attorney at law who specializes in consumer affairs[1] and cases involving religious cults, especially Aleph (formerly known as Aum Shinrikyo) [2][3][4] and Unification church.[5] He regularly appears as a commentator on Japanese TV news and current affairs programmes.[6]

He was born November 21, 1960, in Ube, Yamaguchi, and is a graduate of Osaka University and Graduate School of Law and Politics of Osaka University.[1]

Career[edit]

Masaki Kito is a head lawyer of Link Law Office Kito and Partners in Tokyo, established in 2001.[7]

He is a member of the Consumer Affairs Committee in Japan Federation of Bar Associations.[8]

Major publications[edit]

  • Mind Control (Risk in our lives) (2012, ASCOM)[9]
  • Online shopping you do not want to fail (失敗しないネットショッピング?) (Iwanami Shinsho Active) (2002) [Japanese]
  • Religious Corporation Act for the 21st Century (Asahi News Shop) (1995) [Japanese]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Usui, Shingo (13 December 2013). "ネットダフ屋 「より欲しい人に行き渡る」「普通の人は買えなくなる」…山崎元、紀藤正樹両氏が激論" [Net ticket resellers - Heated argument between Moto Yamazaki and Masaki Kito]. MSN Sankei News (in Japanese). Japan: The Sankei Shimbun & Sankei Digital. p. 1-4. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ White, Steve (15 June 2012). ""The last piece of the puzzle": Final member of doomsday cult arrested after 17 years on the run". Mirror News. UK: MGN Ltd. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo subway nerve gas fugitive caught". CBC News. The Associated Press. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Matsubara, Hiroshi (11 August 2000). "Aum rulings set line between life and death". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Unification Church agrees to pay woman 230 million yen :The Asahi Shimbun, Japan Apr. 9, 2008". 
  6. ^ "「紀藤正樹」の出演番組" [Masaki Kito TV appearances]. Goo TV (in Japanese). Japan: NTT Resonant Inc. 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Link Law Office website Retrieved 2013-01-09 (Japanese)
  8. ^ Activities of the Consumer Affairs Committee in JFBA
  9. ^ Mind Control (Risk in our lives) (2012, ASCOM) - Info-Cult in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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